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Food

Eye Nosh: The London's Boxwood Cafe's Alice-Themed Tea

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With the release (and subsequent big box office take) of Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland lots of local shops and restaurants are capitalizing on the movie's enchanting motif and creating Alice-themed specials. Among those is the London West Hollywood's Boxwood Cafe, who have added some color and whimsy to their afternoon tea service ($28).

We spied this set of photos in our LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr from local foodblogger LA & OC Foodventures, and found his write up of his dining experience. While we're content to let him tell the teatime tale on his blog, we're happy to note that the Boxwood's scones were fluffy, and most of the sandwiches were a hit. Where the Alice theme shone for this food-thusiast and food-tographer, however, was the dessert plate:

I love the range it covered, something berryish, something citrusy, something chocolaty (and everything tasty) but the chocolate decadence definitely takes the cake - it tastes like a flourless chocolate batter baked (or chilled) just enough to hold together, but practically melts into rich, dark chocolate ganache goodness upon landing in my mouth.

The Boxwood Cafe offers Afternoon tea from 3-5 daily, and will have the Alice items through the end of the month.Submit your own Eye Nosh food porn photos and mini-review to our LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr (label them "Eye Nosh" too.)